Decisions

Decisions

by Beu Sisters

CD

Overview

Despite a relatively shallow production and a rhythm track that's less intrusive and intense than one expects from this genre, the Beu Sisters' debut leaves an agreeable aftertaste. Where your typical femme pop icon pummels her songs with suggestive groans and ersatz gospel affectations, these young ladies take a lighter, more airy approach; their harmonies float like feathers, unruffled by vibrato, behind guileless lead vocals. The issues they address seem drawn from a time when teens suffered a more innocent kind of angst: Concerns such as those raised in "Decisions" ("Do I want to go from being somebody's daughter to somebody's wife?") seem quaint in an era of bondage videos and crotch-grab choreography. Yet there's a sense throughout this album that real-life kids might identify more with the Beu brood than to the humanoid Olympians of big-time pop -- which, like the confectionary sound of of Decisions, isn't so bad at all.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/08/2002
Label: S-Curve Records
UPC: 0724381330524
catalogNumber: 13305

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Beu Sisters   Primary Artist
Bashiri Johnson   Percussion
Paul Frazier   Bass
Mark Hudson   Vocal Director
Myung Hi Kim   Violin
Stephen Lironi   Keyboards
Sandra Park   Violin
David Rosi   Upright Bass
Todd Reynolds   Violin
Jon Graboff   Pedal Steel Guitar
Michael Mermagen   Cello
Jimmy Bones   Guitar
John R. Angier   Keyboards
Sharon Yamada   Violin
Robert Rinehart   Viola
Bruno Eicher   Violin
Sheldon Steiger   Piano,Keyboards,Vocal Director
Elizabeth Dyson   Cello
Lisa Kim   Violin
Gary Philips   Guitar
Ellen Payne   Violin
Anna Rabinova   Violin
Qiang Tu   Cello
Krystof Kuznik   Violin
Candice Beu   Vocals
Danielle Beu   Vocals
Christie Beu   Vocals,Vocal Director
Jilaine Beu   Vocals
Marc Ciprut   Guitar
Dawn Hannay   Viola
Peter Kenote   Viola
Steve Greenberg   Vocal Director
Dave Rossi   Upright Bass
Soohyun Kwon   Violin
Michael Mangini   Guitar,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Mark Hudson   Producer
David Kahne   Producer
Stephen Lironi   Programming,Producer,Engineer
Rick Neigher   Songwriter
John R. Angier   String Arrangements
Pop Rox   Programming
Sheldon Steiger   Programming,Producer,Engineer,Vocal Arrangements
Rowie Nameri   Engineer
Christie Beu   Vocal Arrangements
Steve Greenberg   Producer,Executive Producer
Michael Mangini   Programming,Producer

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